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Planet Earth’s largest spacecraft welding tool

Planet Earth’s largest spacecraft welding tool for space launch system is the Vertical Assembly Center. A 16mm fisheye lens was used to show a wide angle view of the Vertical Assembly Center at NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans at a ribbon-cutting ceremony Sept 12. The VAC is part […]

Bicolanos top list of passers for master electrician

Ten Bicolanos made it to the list of top passers for Master Electrician Licensure examination administered by the Professional Regulation Commission given this September. Gift Joy Huab Dugayo, an electrical engineering graduate of Sorsogon State Colleges, obtained a score of 88 percent, making him the first placer among the 972 […]

Watch regional competition: Band, majorettes and fancy drill

As the Peñafrancia regional feast and festivities ushers in, watch here the regional competition of school bands, majorettes and military units fancy drill as they vie for ranking, honor and prestige of being on the top. Starts September 13, 2014, at 7:00 AM Bicol standard time. Peñafrancia regional competition of […]

Peñafrancia Traslacion 2014 Live stream coverage

Peñafrancia Traslacion 2014 Live stream coverage Cbanga360.net – The Bicol Street Journal brings a live streaming coverage of the Peñafrancia Traslacion 2014 unfolding in the streets of Naga city. Watching live streaming feeds crisp, clarity and response will depend on internet connection speed. this event has already transpired. Live stream […]

Protected wildlife animals fall prey to Bicolano poachers

The Bicol office of the environment department in Legazpi will pursue the complaint against a wildlife hunter found in possession of a wounded Philippine Hawk Eagle in Mayon Volcano Natural Park in Sto. Domingo, Albay. Forest officers reported that around noon of August 6th the team apprehended Tirso Bañares in […]

Not game changer: Environment agency intercepts illegal logs

Over the week, 75,000 board feet of alleged illegal logs from Partido area of the province of Camarines Sur were reported to be intercepted by the task force of the Bicol office of the environment and natural resources department. It was the second apprehension this year in the areas around […]

CA affirms conviction of former CASURECO II board members

The 9th Division of the Court of Appeals affirmed the conviction previously handed down by the Regional Trial Court Branch 33 on July 25th 2011 for indirect contempt by former Camarines Sur electric cooperative 2 president, eight members of the board and an area manager. Convicted as charged are former […]

Why NIA replaced its Bicol regional manager

NAGA CITY -– National Irrigation Administration announced that on September 1st, engineer William Ragodon, the regional manager based in the city of Naga, was being replaced with a new one. The personnel reshuffle is instituted by the NIA board of directors headed by its new chairperson, former senator now head […]

Bicol NIA has new regional chief effective September

NAGA CITY -– The Bicol regional office, here, of the National Irrigation Administration has a new chief, part of the reorganization instituted by the current board of directors. Engineer Vicente Vicmudo was named the new regional manager replacing engineer William Ragodon, who has been reassigned to Region 4A or the […]

WB extends P22.4-B fund for PH infra projects

The Philippines will receive a hefty financial package from the World Bank amounting to US$508 million (P22.4 billion) earmarked for infrastructure, business and livelihood assistance, which can help over two million farmers and fishermen secure a higher income in the next six years. More than 70 percent of the fund […]

Film festival ushers the start of Peñafrancia festivities

NAGA CITY — Other than the regular religious sights and sounds during the conduct and observation of the forthcoming Peñafrancia festivities, devotees and enthusiasts can look forward to an added attraction now on its second year. The Caceres Commission on Communications has confirmed the five finalists of the 2nd Peñafrancia […]

Simeon Ola, last general to surrender during Filipino-American war

During the recent commemoration of National Heroes Day, the “historians” in Malacanang had been very selective at naming personalities that figured during the Philippine campaign for independence. Generals Vicente Lukban and Vito Belarmino made it to the cut as the palace announced that a special set of 24 printable trading […]

CamNorte inmates get livelihood assistance from government agencies

DAET, Camarines Norte — Recently, thirty inmates in the province of Camarines Norte get awarded a complete set of livelihood tools under the “Kita sa Likod ng Rehas” program. This gives them the opportunity to earn and feed their families even behind bars. For inmates, being inside prison is not […]

What's Rising

Malacanang suspends classes, gov’t work for Monday

MANILA, Dec. 8 — Malacanang announced the suspension of classes and work in government offices Monday in Metro Manila and Southern Luzon. Deputy Presidential Spokesperson Abigail Valte, in a statement, said, “By authority of the President (Benigno Aquino III), classes at all levels and work in government offices have been […]

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How Can Tourism Projects Worsen Joblessness in Bicol?

Quite worth noting is the current claim of activist group Pamalakaya which specifically zeroed in on the government’s thrust into tourism development projects not only in Bicol but the rest of the country. Pamalakaya (National Federation of Small Fisherfolk Organization in the Philippines) is an alliance of activist fisherfolk groups […]

How much financial support did Michael Christian Martinez get?

After the successful debut of Michael Christian Martinez in figure skating at the 2014 Sochi Olympics, Malacanang, thru assistant spokesperson Abigail Valte uttered this message: “Undeniably, his performance in Sochi will attract more people to donate to his cause and training.” “It’s a long road to 2018 and we wish […]

Bangko Sentral scraps permits of Philrem, 2 others

Manila — The policy-making Monetary Board of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas has cancelled the Certificate of Registration of Philrem Services Corp., the remittance service provider facing lawsuits for alleged involvement in the laundering of about US $81 million stolen from Bangladesh Bank in February 2016. The board also cancelled […]

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Throwback

Across-the-board payhike for 1.5-M state employees seen in 2016

Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. on Monday vowed to immediately enact into law the proposed P226 billion four-year “Salary Standardization Law of 2015,” which offers 14th month pay for 1.53 million state workers and officials on the first year of implementation in 2016. “We will study and pass it in time […]

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Robredo files bill to end ‘Tanim Bala’ modus operandi

A lawmaker has filed Tuesday a measure to decriminalize the mere possession of not more than three bullets in an effort to eradicate the “Tanim Bala” scam hounding the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA), Vice presidential candidate and Camarines Sur Rep. Leni Robredo filed House Bill 6245, otherwise known as […]

Watch as heads of states arrive for the APEC 2015 in Manila

One by one beginning November 15, 2015, heads of states, President, Prime Minister and alter-ego of the president, all representing their respective countries as attending member of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation arrived at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport or at the Villamor Airbase. Watch here as their plane touches […]

Catanduanes and Virac Capital Town Winners and Losers of May 13, 2013 Elections

PROVINCIAL GOVERNOR of CATANDUANES WONG, CELY 54,195 CUA, JOSEPH (LP) 51,154 JOSON, PIO JOSE 1,111 QUE, LARRY 277 PROVINCIAL VICE-GOVERNOR of CATANDUANES TEVES, JOSE JR. (LAKAS) 57,847 MEMBER, SANGGUNIANG PANLALAWIGAN of CATANDUANES – (WEST DISTRICT) FIRST PROVDIST REYES, JORGE (LP) 30,815 FRANCISCO, SONNY (LP) 29,582 BALMADRID, GIOVANNI (LP) 22,625 ASANZA, […]

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